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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 57: Venue for prosecution of crimes committed near boundary line of counties, etc.; crimes committed on sea

Section 57. A crime committed on or within one hundred rods of the boundary line of two counties may be alleged to have been committed, and may be prosecuted and punished, in either county; and if committed on or within fifty rods of the boundary line of two judicial districts, it may be alleged to have been committed, and may be prosecuted and punished, in either district. A crime committed upon the sea within one league of the shore may be prosecuted and punished in an adjacent county.